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Center of Concern Summit of Uptown

Retirement Open House for Myrna Fogarty

We are at once happy and sad to announce the retirement of Myrna Fogarty. She has been an outstanding member of the Center of Concern staff family for more than 19 years and a true inspiration for all of us at the Center….
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Center of Concern Age Options

2018 Legislative breakfasts

AgeOptions, Center of Concern and local senior service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual breakfast meetings. We welcome suburban Cook County federal, state, county, and local officials to discuss issues facing older adults and hear how…
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Center of Concern Home Sharing

Home Sharing

The Center of Concern connects seniors and responsible adults who have a room in their home to rent with individuals who seek affordable housing. Through our program, the Center of Concern staff matches individuals by application screening and interviewing…
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Center of Concern Lunch with Us

Lunch with Us

“Lunch with Us” is a senior lunch program provided daily at the Des Plaines Public Library. It was introduced by the Center of Concern in June of 2017 in order to promote the health and well-being of older adults in the community by providing nutritional…
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